There are several questions that need to be answered for the Ole Miss Rebels heading into the 2010 football season and the 15 spring practices at the disposal of coach Houston Nutt will go a ways to help clearing some of those up. (March 26, 2010, Page 7A)
Ole Miss rising sophomore Pat Patterson has been suspended for the spring, head coach Houston Nutt announced during his pre-spring drills press conference at the Indoor Practice Facility on Wednesday. (March 25, 2010, Page 6)
Proving people wrong is something Ole Miss running back Dexter McCluster has had to do his entire college career. Because of his size at 5-foot-8, 172-pounds, many thought McCluster wouldn’t be able to take the game-to-game pounding in the rugged Southeastern Conference. (March 24, 2010, Page 7A)
Ole Miss’ Pro Day held at the Indoor Practice Facility on Tuesday gave former Rebel players a chance to impress NFL scouts in different ways. Of the 21 current and two former Rebels, everyone had something to prove in front of scouts from 28 NFL teams. (March 24, 2010, Page 7A)
This is LONG, long, long overdue, so sorry about that… Got side tracked with some other things, but found this interview with redshirt freshman quarterback Raymond Cotton on my recorder the other day. The interview took place about two weeks ago at the Indoor Practice Facility.
(more…) (March 20, 2010)
St. Stanislaus standout wide receiver Krisjon Wilkerson is still looking for a school to play college football at. Ole Miss is one of the schools where the 6-foot-2, 205-pounder may end up as a walk-on. While Wilkerson doesn’t have blazing speed – he runs the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds – he led the state with 103 catches for 2,0102 yards and 25 TDs last year. (March 5, 2010, Page 6A)
AROUND THE SQUARE AND BEYOND — Professional fisherman Mike Iaconelli talks about his recent fishing trip to Memphis and why he enjoys his show on the Versus Network. Also: LHS coach Amy Sutton says she’s pulling for New Albany in the Class 4A title game, and Dexter McCluster surprises with his 40-yard dash time. (March 4, 2010, Page 6)
Ole Miss football player Bennie F. Abram III, 20, died Friday afternoon following a 5:30 a.m. workout session at the Indoor Practice Facility on the Oxford campus. Abram, a 2007 graduate of DeSoto Central and a walk-on transfer from Itawamba Community College, collapsed during the first workout of the spring. Head Coach Houston Nutt called the junior safety “part of our family.” (February 22, 2010, Page 1)
AROUND THE SQUARE — After a four-year hiatus from college football, Dave Rader was announced last week as Ole Miss’ next offensive coordinator. This past weekend he met with the media to discuss his decision to return to coaching rather than switch to politics.
In other around-the-square news, credit goes to Saints coach Sean Payton for his team’s win over the Colts in the Super Bowl, and the Ole Miss men fall out of the Top 25. (February 9, 2010, Page 9)
OLE MISS FOOTBALL — A strong final push turned into an outstanding National Signing Day for the Ole Miss football program and Houston Nutt Wednesday. Ole Miss was able to sign some important players for the 2010 class and, in the process, vault up the national recruiting rankings. The Rebels signed 22 new players in addition to two junior college players the team signed in December. (February 6, 2010, Page 6)